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Foreign ministers of Japan, South Korea hold talks

Aug 9, 2014

Foreign ministers of Japan, South Korea hold talks

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida held talks Saturday with South Korean counterpart Yun Byung-se in Myanmar’s capital, with greatest interest focused on whether the meeting will pave the way for a summit between the leaders of the two countries. The meeting was the first between ...

Aug 8, 2014

Japan spared from Russia's retaliatory import curbs

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced on Thursday retaliatory food import bans for countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, but Japan was not on the list. Japan has introduced a number of sanctions, including a ban on wine from ...